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Solarcentury expands into Greece

Acquisition of 284MW of solar projects ready to build in 2022. Projects to contribute to Greece’s plans to reach full decarbonisation by 2028. Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has expanded into the Greek solar market with the acquisition of 284MW of projects in development. The solar projects, which are planned for the central region […]

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Keeping us in the loop

There’s a lot of information to keep on top of, and not enough hours in the day. So we’ve downloaded our favourite commentators on the climate, covering social, podcasts and newsletters.   On social  Eric Holthaus – giving real-time warnings and some hope along the way.   Eric is a meteorologist and climate journalist. He maps extreme weather events and does his best to sound the alarm for people who may be affected. But more than that […]

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Solarcentury recognised as the UK’s leading privately-held solar developer

On the 27th September, the 16th annual Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table was published. The table ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales. The 250 companies achieved combined sales of £59.7bn, a 17% increase year-on-year, and profits of £5.1bn, up 25%. Solarcentury was pleased to be recognised for its […]

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The journey of a 300 tonne transformer

Our Contracts and Logistics Manager, Jose Lopez, had a task on his hands when faced with transporting a 300 tonne transformer 2,850 miles across Europe from Croatia to Spain. Here he talks us through that journey.    A transformer fit for purpose  Talayuela Solar in Spain is one of the largest solar energy projects in Europe. At 300MWp (and almost one million solar PV panels), it will generate approximately […]

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Creating a better environment for bumblebees at Elwy Solar Energy Farm

As part of a substantial package of environmental measures, Solarcentury has asked the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) again to monitor improvements in biodiversity at the site of the proposed Elwy Solar Energy Farm. The Trust, who Solarcentury has worked with before, will do this by establishing a transect; a route through the site that can […]

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Record donation of £920,000 from Solarcentury launches a new era at SolarAid

Below is the press release issued by SolarAid announcing this years’ donation by Solarcentury: International solar developer Solarcentury gives 5% of net profit every year to SolarAid, a UK based international charity which exists to bring solar light and power to communities in Africa without access to electricity. This year, the donation has broken all […]

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Solarcentury to develop 362MWp of solar near Valderrey, Spain

Solarcentury is in the early stages of developing two solar projects in the region of León in the North West of Spain. Today, Jose Miguel Ferrer – General Manager for Solarcentury in Iberia – introduced the projects to the local community and outlined the benefits that the solar projects will bring. Following a successful permitting […]

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Solarcentury leads the field in a successful tender for sites in Chile

Solarcentury has been awarded the right to develop three utility-scale solar farms in Chile for a total of 1.04 Gwp (963 MWac).

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Dan Davies: a farewell

This July, Dan Davies leaves Solarcentury after a career here spanning four decades. He shares his journey. A bit more than 21 years ago – a few weeks after becoming a dad for the first time – I joined Solarcentury. I’d been working for Jeremy Leggett as a consultant the year before, developing a number […]

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Solarcentury secures €20m from Rabobank to build two solar farms in the Netherlands

Solarcentury and Rabobank reach Financial Close for two utility-scale solar projects near Apeldoorn in central Netherlands Solarcentury and Rabobank have announced today that they have reached financial close for Apeldoorn IJsseldijk and Apeldoorn Beemte-Broekland. With the contract signed, the path is clear for both solar farms to move to the construction phase. In the coming […]

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